Arson Suspect ArrestedDecember, 05, 2017
December 5, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (SH2017-26)
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
R. Steve Huffman
Public Information Officer
(251) 208-7163/Cell: (251) 605-0984
ARSON SUSPECT ARRESTED
Mobile Fire-Rescue Investigators have arrested and charged Alex Williams, 19, with Arson 2nd and Burglary 3rd in connection with a house fire located at 909 Minor Street, which occurred on Friday, December 1 at approximately 9:48 a.m.
When firefighters arrived they reported heavy smoke and flames showing from rear of the structure. Investigators later determined that the fire had been set.
Williams was apprehended after a short foot pursuit with fire and police. He later confessed to setting the fire. He is also a suspect in several other burglaries in the Toulminville area.
Fire investigators are still searching for his accomplice, Calender Stokes, B/F, 36, 4’5”, 195 lbs.
Anyone with any information regarding Stokes is asked to call the Mobile Fire-Rescue Arson Unit at 251-402-4407.